How to become a supplier

Information/requirements on becoming an IBM supplier

Please select your geography from the list of geographies below. Once selected, please choose the commodity that best describes your product and/or service. A contact name, phone number, and e-mail address is provided within each commodity section for questions regarding the process. A link to the request form for a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) report (to be generated at your expense) is also provided. Please be advised that there are no guarantees that you will become an IBM supplier once the D&B request form is filled out and submitted. Additionally, please register your business, including any diverse designations, via the Emptoris sourcing portfolio.

Diverse suppliers need to send an E-mail to to initiate registration in our Supplier Diversity Registration Portal.

Small suppliers (less than $50M in revenue or less than 500 employees) should register in Supplier Connection, a free, Web-based portal that allows small businesses to more easily apply to become suppliers to large corporations.

Geography selection
Asia Pacific A-Z listing
Canada contacts English A-Z listing
Canada contacts French A-Z listing
United States listing
Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) listing